Group leader „Groups and Geometry“ at HITS
Professor for Mathematics at Heidelberg University

Research Interests

I am interested in the investigation of symmetries and so-called deformation spaces in geometric structures, discrete subgroups of Lie groups and representation varieties.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2017         Member Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Since 2015         Group leader “Groups and Geometry” at HITS
2013                   ERC Consolidator Grant for the reaearch project “Deformation spaces of geometric structures”
Since 2013         Professor for Mathematics at Heidelberg University
Since 2012         Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
2012-2014          Sloan Research Fellowship of the Sloan Foundation
2009-2013          Member of the Young Academy of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
2007-2012          Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Princeton University, US
2007-2010          Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Mathematics, Princeton University, US
2009-2012          Visitor at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, US
2005-2007          Dickson Instructor at the University of Chicago, US
2005-2006          Member of the School of Mathematics the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, US
2004-2005          Postdoc University Basel, Switzerland
2004                   PhD at Bonn University, Germany
1995-2001          Study of Mathemtics and Study of Theology at Bonn University, Germany

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